On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1896

Historical Events

  • A. H. Whiting wins the 1st automobile race held on a closed-circuit track in Cranston, Rhode Island
1896 Highlights

About September 7, 1896

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo